Posts tagged as:

autumn

Mum’s The Word

Post image for Mum’s The Word

by Larry Rettig on September 26, 2014

in General

The word chrysanthemum comes to us from the Greek chrysanthos meaning “golden flower” (chryso “gold” and anthos “flower”). The word was coined by Swedish botanist, Karl Linnaeus, who introduced this flower to the western world. Chrysanthemums are the second most popular flower in the floral industry, next to the rose. They are the quintessential autumn flower and are one of the longest lasting cut flowers.
continue reading …

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Splash Of Light

Post image for Splash Of Light

by Viktoria Vidali on December 3, 2012

in General,Monthly Image Post

After the early December rains when the sun reappears at midday, the persimmon tree in our garden looks the most glorious.
continue reading …

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Fall Into Balance

Post image for Fall Into Balance

by Viktoria Vidali on October 15, 2012

in General,Monthly Post,Poetry

Fall inspires us because of its contrasts.
continue reading …

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Valley Of The Moon

Post image for Valley Of The Moon

by Jane Benson on October 17, 2011

in Guest Writers,Monthly Post,Poetry

continue reading …

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Love-In-A-Mist

Post image for Love-In-A-Mist

by Viktoria Vidali on October 3, 2011

in General,Monthly Image Post

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace
As I have seen in one autumnal face.
~ John Donne
continue reading …

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

A Positive Choice

Post image for A Positive Choice

by Viktoria Vidali on November 8, 2010

in General,Weekly Post

With the appearance of Fall and the approach of Winter come a waning of daylight hours. Metaphorically, poets and writers have often used these seasons to describe middle and late stages, be they of gardens or human lives.
continue reading …

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Poetic Ruminations On Autumn

Post image for Poetic Ruminations On Autumn

by Viktoria Vidali on October 25, 2010

in General,Poetry,Weekly Image

Once more the liberal year laughs out
O’er richer stores than gems or gold:
Once more with harvest song and shout
Is nature’s boldest triumph told.
~ John Greenleaf Whittier

continue reading …

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

The Moon Of Falling Leaves

Post image for The Moon Of Falling Leaves

by Viktoria Vidali on November 8, 2009

in General,Weekly Post

Perhaps it’s because I was born in November, a time Black Elk spoke of as “The Moon of Falling Leaves,” that image-rich autumn is my favorite season.
continue reading …

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

{ Comments on this entry are closed }